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David Steed Examining Many Facets of Agriculture

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David Steed is a Career & College Promise student attending Montgomery Central High School and Montgomery Community College and will soon graduate with his Associate in Arts degree. He has been accepted into the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Program at North Carolina State University, where he intends to major in agricultural and human […]

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MCC Inducts Students into Honor Society

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Thirty-one Montgomery Community College students were inducted into its Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 26th, including several students from prior years who weren’t able to enjoy an in-person ceremony due to pandemic constraints. The purpose of the honor society is to promote scholarship, the development of leadership and service and the cultivation of […]

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Called to Care

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Brittany Vaughn and Michelle Morgan took very different paths on their journeys to become nurses, but fate brought them together at Montgomery Community College. Despite being in different age groups, from different parts of the country, having different educational backgrounds and unique motivating factors, both ladies are recent graduates of MCC’s Associate Degree in Nursing […]

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Meet MCC’s New SGA President

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Reagan Hunsucker is Montgomery Community College’s Student Government Association President for 2022-2023. She is a senior at the Montgomery County Early College, and an employee at Sir Pizza and Standard Drug in Troy. After her college experience here, Reagan is planning to attend one of North Carolina’s four-year universities where she plans to begin her […]

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Gunsmithing, a Family Affair

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Brian Gerdes has led a fascinating life, with fulfilling work, world travel, exciting career opportunities and a great family situation. Despite all that, he isn’t content to sit back and relax; Brian is exploring his next chapter, and he thinks the world of gunsmithing might be the best installment yet. A self-described military brat, Gerdes […]

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Drawn to the Outdoors

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Montgomery Community College student Cheryl-Lyn Chandler became interested in the environment as a middle-schooler. Her mother got her involved in a North Carolina Envirothon competition, which is organized around five categories: soils and land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, wildlife and current environmental issues. Cheryl-Lyn succeeded in the competition, and the experience laid the groundwork for […]

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Real Life in the Classroom

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Melissa Shaver is nearing completion of her bachelor’s degree from Gardner-Webb University, in fact she was recently recommended by the faculty for membership in the Gamma Beta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society. A successful student, Melissa is studying human services with an emphasis on mental health counseling; she expects to use […]

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Still Local, and Loving It

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Ashleigh Thompson grew up in Star, and graduated from East Montgomery High School in 2015. While in high school she took Career & College promise classes, knocking-out many of college core requirements like English, math and science. “I’ve always really enjoyed the classroom,” admits Thompson. “Even at a young age, I was a natural student. […]

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Service with a Smile

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“I had a great dentist and hygienist growing up, and that’s how I ended up choosing this path.” Ashton Williams, a lifelong resident of Troy, is in her first semester of MCC’s year-long Dental Assistant Program. Dr. Donald Davis was William’s provider, whom she credits with her enthusiasm for the dentistry field. Williams attended Montgomery […]

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MCC Forestry Program Takes Home Quiz Bowl Trophy from Cradle Competition

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If someone said you lived near the Cradle of Forestry, would you know what they were talking about? Nestled in Western North Carolina, below the Blue Ridge Parkway, is the birthplace of forestry in America. A national historic site, the land was purchased by George and Edith Vanderbilt during a major logging boom. Dr. Carl Schenck, […]

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